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Average wages of female domestic servants according to class of work. Figures collected by the Board of Trade in the 1890s based on actual returns from 2,000 households. Wages are in pounds and shillings.
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Class of Work

Age

Average annual wage

Between maid

19

10.7

Scullery maid

19

13

Kitchen maid

20

15

Nurse-housemaid

21-25

16

General domestic

21-25

14.6

Housemaid

21-25

16.2

Nurse

25-30

20.1

Parlour maid

25-30

20.6

Laundry maid

25-30

23.6

Cook

25-30

20.2

Lady's maid

30-35

24.7

Cook-housekeeper

40

35.6

Housekeeper

40

52.5